Two Turkish soldiers killed in IS attack in Syria

Turkish troops drive their tanks on a road near the Syrian village of al-Waqf and some 3km south of al-Rai, the small border town with TurkeyTwo Turkish soldiers were killed and five wounded on Tuesday in a rocket attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in northern Syria, in the first deadly attack on Ankara’s armed forces to be blamed on the jihadists in Turkey’s cross-border incursion. Turkey launched an unprecedented operation inside Syria on August 24. A senior Turkish official confirmed two soldiers were killed and five injured in an attack by IS in northern Syria.

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